The Baucus Tax

This article provides a good analysis of what the Baucus health care reform bill means. In short, it increases the number of people with health insurance, dramatically increases costs (especially for the middle class), and probably reduces the overall quality of health care from what it would otherwise have been. This seems like political suicide to me. Why would the Democrats do this to themselves? They can fudge the numbers today, but the reality will be apparent soon enough, as will the blame. The only thing I can figure is that there will be a major shift during the machinations of getting something through Congress. The final version of “health care reform” may not resemble the current versions much at all – unless the Democrats really do have a death wish.


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